Courses and enrolment | Open University
By selecting a degree programme you are able to see the general content as well as the possible degree programme-specific content. You do not have to select a degree programme to see the Open University's instructions.
Search for degree programme
When you search for a degree programme by name or by part of the name the options in the list of degree programmes below the search field is narrowed down. After this you have to choose the degree programme from the list.
Master's and Licentiate's Programmes
Specialist training programmes
Open University studies:
- Open University studies by degree program
- Open University studies by theme
- Open online courses (MOOCS)
- Enrolment for Open University studies takes place online one course at the time.
- Enrolling to Open University courses opens mainly 45 days prior to the start of the course.
- The study fee is 15 euros per credit and is paid at the same time with the enrolment.
- The enrolment is always binding.
- In case of a MOOC, the enrolment practices differ. See below: Enrolment to a massive open online course (MOOC)
- If you are a degree student at the University of Helsinki, start the enrolment from Sisu: first add the course to your study plan, if it is not visible there already. Then select a completion method and teaching in the Open University. Finally, Sisu will guide you to the course page for you to enrol there.
- Please note! The enrolment demands Finnish personal identity code, online banking ID, University of Helsinki user account or HAKA-account.
- More information: Enrolment and fees
Instructions for students include all the information and instructions needed in your studies.
Information on how to get support during the studies or in examinations.
Student advice and services for Open University students.
Information on how to continue or use your previous studies at the Open University
Information on Open University teaching and services under the exceptional circumstances caused by the coronavirus. Updated on 15 September 2021.
How do I log in to course's Moodle and other frequently asked questions (FAQ).
Instructions on how to study at a massive open online course (MOOC)
On the basis of completed Open University studies, there is a possibility to apply to degree programmes at the University of Helsinki.
Learn the basics of studying online